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CHADD Guest Speaker: Cockeysville
CHADD Guest Speaker: Cockeysville
Source: CHADD

A roundup of events for people with ADHD or ADD and parents of children with ADHD or ADD.

CHADD Guest Speaker: Cockeysville
CHADD Guest Speaker: Cockeysville Source: CHADD

CHADD Guest Speaker: Cockeysville

Join guest speaker: Barbara Howard, M.D., as she discusses children with ADHD. Children with ADHD often have big swings of emotion and the behaviors that go with them that can throw families for a loop. Come learn about the why, what to do and when to worry. The speaker meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The meeting location is the Cockeysville Library, 9833 Greenside Drive, Cockeysville, MD.

CHADD Guest Speaker: A Comprehensive Brain-Based Treatment Approach
CHADD Guest Speaker: A Comprehensive Brain-Based Treatment Approach Source: CHADD

CHADD Guest Speaker: A Comprehensive Brain-Based Treatment Approach

CHADD will present A Comprehensive Brain-Based Treatment Approach with speaker:, Dr. Carol Ann Robbins. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 7, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Cockeysville Library, 9833 Greenside Drive, Cockeysville, MD.

This presentation will address:

  • the various components of a comprehensive, integrated, directive and practical (holistic) treatment approach for ADHD across the lifespan.
  • specific strategies to improve executive functioning through changing the brain itself. Attendees will learn about improving cognitive functioning, developing compensatory strategies, and restructuring the environment to better manage their ADHD.
  • Special focus will be given to the key non-medication strategies such as meditation, exercise, nutrition, sleep, brain-training, and habit development.
  • Medication management will also be fully addressed. This material will apply to children, teens and adults of all ages.
CHADD Guest Speaker: The Understanding the Evaluation Process and Special Education Services
CHADD Guest Speaker: The Understanding the Evaluation Process and Special Education Services Source: CHADD

CHADD Guest Speaker: The Understanding the Evaluation Process and Special Education Services

Understanding the Evaluation Process and Navigating Special Education Services will be the next CHADD speaker meeting. The speaker will be Caitlin McAndrews, Esq., Dr. Cathy Heller, and Kathy Duyer Esq. The meeting will be held Monday, March 24, from 7:15 – 9 p.m., at Somerset Town Hall, 4510 Cumberland Ave, Chevy Chase, MD.

Speakers: Caitlin McAndrews, Esq. of McAndrews Law Offices; Dr. Carey Heller of the Heller Psychology Group; and Kathy S. Duyer, Esq. of Gavett, Datt, & Parish, P.C. will present this comprehensive program by psychology and legal professionals will cover the entire special education process.

2014 CHADD Spring Virtual Conference
2014 CHADD Spring Virtual Conference Source: CHADD

2014 CHADD Spring Virtual Conference

The 2014 CHADD Spring Virtual Conference will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2014, from 9:45 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Join ADHD superstars Dr. Ned Hallowell, Dr. Tom Brown, and other experts on children and adults with ADHD.

The 2014 CHADD Spring Virtual conference has a great lineup of speakers and sessions that appeal to parents, caregivers, adults, and educators:. The 2014 CHADD Virtual Conference gives you the opportunity to spend a day online learning from esteemed leaders on ADHD. Gain understanding and learn solutions to overcome the challenges of ADHD in yourself, your children or your students. Learn how to become successful in managing daily tasks and activities.

Register by March 21 for Early Bird Registration fee of $99.

Executive Functioning and Video Gaming
Executive Functioning and Video Gaming Source: CHADD

Executive Functioning and Video Gaming

Do your kids play video games? Have ADHD? CHADD will present a speaker meeting on the topic of: Executive Functioning and Video Gaming on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Road, Ellicott City, MD.

The speaker is Dr. Vince Culotta, M.D., a NeuroPsychiatrist, who will discuss why so many of our kids become hooked on electronic gaming. Evidence based research on the risks of gaming and children with ADHD will be discussed.

CHADD Online Webinar
CHADD Online Webinar Source: CHADD

CHADD Online Webinar

You can participate in the Parent to Parent Online Webinar with Kathryn Holden. The online webinar will be held from April 3, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. through May 15, 2014, at 2:00 p.m.

Registration is $149 for members, and $249 for nonmembers. Please note the time is Eastern Time. Register here.

This seven-session class includes a state-of-the-art curriculum with the training provided by an experienced, certified Parent to Parent Teacher. Each of the weekly two-hour sessions covers an area of information absolutely essential to the successful management of ADHD. And best of all, the training is from a parent's perspective, brought to you by experts who have faced the same struggles, questions, and challenges you face. In addition to the classes you will receive a Parent to Parent Workbook full of helpful articles, tips and worksheets to use in your own family.